Ceres

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

Name of a Roman goddess

The name derives from the Proto-Indoeuropean word *ker = 'to grow'

Related Names

Ceres
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Finish Norwegian Swedish

Further Information

In Ancient Roman religion, Ceres was the goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility and motherly relationships

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1863 [1]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[2]
12 40 0 1
Norway Norway[3]
5 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[4]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a. 19 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Ceres.

Sources: [2] [4] [3] [5]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi